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Wolford Name Meaning

habitational name from Great or Little Wolford in Warwickshire, named with Old English wulf ‘wolf’ + weard ‘protector’, ‘guard’. from the Old English personal name Wulfweard, composed of the same elements as 1.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Wolford Family Origin

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Wolford Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Wolford occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Wolford's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wolford family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wolford.

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Wolford Historical Records

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Wolford Life Expectancy

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